Clerc Center Publications
The follow are links to publications developed at the Clerc Center, written by national authors.
Classroom Interpreting for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Series of Guides for Parents, Professionals, and Students
This series was developed in collaboration with Dr. Brenda Schick from the University of Colorado-Boulder, for school administrators, educators, educational interpreters, parents, and students. It provides essential information on how to ensure effective interpreting support for children who are deaf or hard of hearing in mainstream schools and programs. The tips for parents and students are also available in Spanish.
Critical Needs of Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: A Public Input Summary (2013)
This analysis, completed by the Clerc Center, identifies barriers that prevent deaf and hard of hearing students from achieving their academic, linguistic, and social-emotional potential.
Odyssey features articles about issues important to the families of deaf and hard of hearing children and the professionals who work with them. Each issue centers on a specific theme. Subscription is free.
Sign Language Use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Babies: the Evidence Supports It
The Clerc Center collaborated with the American Society for Deaf Children to provide Spanish and Mandarin translations to their publication, Sign Language use for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing Babies: The Evidence Supports It. What was previously only available as full report is now a colorful publication ready to share with families in three languages.
Students with Cochlear Implants: Guidelines for Educational Program Planning
This comprehensive set of guidelines, developed in collaboration between the Boston Children's Hospital and the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, is for professionals to use for educational planning and parent involvement regarding the design and implementation of appropriate programs and services for children using cochlear implants. Note: This product is an update to Children with Cochlear Implants Who Sign: Guidelines for Transitioning to Oral Education or a Mainstream Setting.